Friday, January 31, 2014
By Beth Fertig
Many students at West Brooklyn High School take the Regents exams multiple times. And there are more than a few who come to school solely to prep for the tests. The higher score requirement increases the pressure on students already facing an uphill battle to graduate.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
By Yasmeen Khan
A new campaign is underway to help those who have started the G.E.D. process to complete it before January when a new exam, aligned to Common Core standards, will replace the current five-part high school equivalency test.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
By Patricia Willens : Editor, WNYC News
Merryl Tisch, chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents, made the case on WNYC on Wednesday that a proposed career and technical high school diploma would not be easier to obtain than the current Regents diploma. And, yes, she took questions about the current outcry over faulty state math and English exams. Listen to her interview on "The Brian Lehrer Show."